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ASUS ROG Phone 6D vs. RED MAGIC 8 Pro—Which is the Better Gaming Phone?

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The most significant smartphone development recently has been the introduction of gaming devices. The ASUS ROG Phone and the RED MAGIC Phones currently have the highest name recognition. Since the RED MAGIC 8 Pro is also a powerful gaming phone, we will evaluate the ASUS ROG Phone 6D and compare it. The ASUS ROG Phone 6D is one of the new gaming phones that ASUS has released. Which of these phones is the greatest, though? Examining the contrasts between the essential features of the RED MAGIC 8 Pro and the ROG Phone 6D might help you get a better understanding of the differences between these two devices.

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Design & Display

Both of these gaming phones have designs that are undoubtedly impressive but in very different ways. You’ll find the different illuminated RGB lights on the rear of both devices. In addition, they feature a glass back and an aluminum frame and the glass back of the Red Magic 8 Pro has Corning Gorilla Glass 5, while the rear of the ASUS ROG Phone 6D has Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The RED MAGIC 8 Pro does not have IPX4 certification but has a built-in cooling fan, which the ASUS ROG Phone 6D does not have.

Regarding the display, both of these devices feature an AMOLED screen. However, the RED MAGIC 8 Pro has a refresh rate of 120Hz, while the ASUS ROG Phone 6D has a higher 165Hz. Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protects the RED MAGIC 8 Pro, while Corning Gorilla Glass Victus is used to display on the ASUS ROG Phone 6D. Both phones have displays measuring 6.78 inches, but the ASUS ROG Phone 6D has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, while the RED MAGIC 8 Pro only has Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

If we are talking about the display, then the ROG phone 6D has a slightly lower resolution than the ROG phone 6D, but it has a better refresh rate, and its glass protection is more recent.

Camera & Speakers

When it comes to the camera, both phones have a triple-camera arrangement, but the ASUS ROG Phone 6D has a supporting lens that is significantly higher. It has a primary camera with a resolution of 50 megapixels, a 13-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 5-megapixel macro lens. On the other hand, the RED MAGIC 8 Pro includes a primary camera with 50 megapixels, an ultrawide lens with 8 megapixels, and a macro sensor with 3 megapixels. In contrast, the front-facing camera on the RED MAGIC 8 Pro has a resolution of 16 megapixels, while the one on the ASUS ROG Phone 6D has a resolution of 12 megapixels.

The ASUS ROG Phone 6D provides superior sound quality with dual loudspeakers and dual amplifiers. The audio quality of the RED MAGIC 8 Pro is greater than that of the ASUS ROG Phone 6D, which is only 24-bit and 192Khz, although both devices share the same 3.5mm audio connector.

OS, RAM & Storage

The RED MAGIC 8 Pro has an Android version newer than the ASUS ROG Phone 6D since it runs Android 13 with RedMagic OS 6. Also, a powerful processor is to be expected from a gaming phone. While the RED MAGIC 8 Pro uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, the ASUS ROG Phone 6D is powered by MediaTek’s Diminutive 9000+, built on the same 4nm technology. Storage choices for the RED MAGIC 8 Pro range from 128GB to 512GB, while RAM sizes range from 8GB to 16 GB. Meanwhile, the ASUS ROG Phone 6D offers 256GB of storage and either 12GB or 16GB of RAM.

Battery & Charging

Both of these smartphones have batteries that have 6000 mAh. Therefore their battery life should be around the same. However, the ASUS ROG Phone only supports 65W wired charging. Whereas the RED MAGIC 8 Pro’s China version supports 80W fast charging. However, the International Edition of the RED MAGIC 8 PRO also has a cable charging option that provides 65W. Moreover, unlike its rivals, the ASUS ROG Phone 6D supports wired reverse charging.

Price & Availability

The ASUS ROG Phone 6D retails for a starting price of $699 (around Php 38,179). While the RED MAGIC 8 Pro is priced at $649 (approx. Php 25,616). Which is better for you? Let us know in the comment section.


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Mabuhay Manila, Edmar Consular here! I studied Adobe Photoshop Short Courses in addition to my academic career in Automotive Technology. Here at Manila Shaker, I'm the Junior Editor in charge of writing article reviews, tech news, and video scripts.

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